The Kruger Family Award

Peaches on a branch

Vic and Rita Krueger have grown peaches in the Niagara Peninsula for 30 years. They have three children, two of whom attended the University of Waterloo.

Issues of peace and development have been an interest of the family. In retirement, Vic and Rita have traveled to many developing countries to do volunteer dentistry. During their travels they have obtained first hand knowledge of the devastation of conflict.

The Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) program at Conrad Grebel University College is a significant program that will assist students to make a difference in the global community. This award will help to support the program by attracting excellent students with skills who will make an impact by graduating with a major in PACS.

About the Award

This award supports students pursuing a major in Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) at Conrad Grebel University College. The Award is for students intending to major in PACS in their first year, and then declare PACS as their major in second year.

The award is given to:

  • Students enrolled in a PACS core course
  • Students pursuing a PACS major
  • Students who qualify for Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund (OSOTF) funding through the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)
  • Students who demonstrate a commitment to the ideals of the PACS program (through a letter of application outlining personal experience in peace issues, study goals and long term career aspirations)

Amount: Two awards of approximately $1,000.

Normally, a student will receive half the award in their first year of studies and the remainder in the second year.

If you are a PACS student, please apply using the form below. 
If you are a MPACS student, Applicants will be invited to apply for these awards and assistantships after they have been offered admission to the program.